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Skills Development Scotland – My World of Work Live

Course Type:
Type 2 - Workshops

Maths, Numeracy and Finance, Computing

Age Group:
P7, S1, S2, S3

Start/End Dates:
Available between 6th Sep - 31st Mar 2022

Timetable Availability:
Fully Flexible – Any Day/Time

Number of Sessions:
1 (standalone)

45 Minutes


Repetition Frequency:

Max Capacity:
Up to 10 classes of 30 pupils per session

Young people will learn about cryptography and will use programs to encrypt and decrypt messages whilst exploring careers in cyber security. Learn about how cryptography has been used throughout history, crack some codes using a Caesar cipher and look at how this has progressed over the years, with encryption being used in almost every industry, including through applications that young people are using every day. They will gain an understanding of how the use of encryption has created opportunities and the skills that will be required in this industry.

This session is ‘fully flexible’ in its delivery, meaning we can deliver on any weekday at a time that is convenient for your learners.

DYW Context:
Understanding the skills needed for future jobs.

Additional Requirements:
Each learner will need a digital device (tablet, iPad, laptop or PC).

Other Info:

Coding, Maths, Code, Programming, Finance, Digital, Careers, Skills, Future Jobs

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